News: conferences, events and seminars


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2019

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2020

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Feminism, Law and Citizenship, Paris: call for papers

The Legal Research Agenda for Medicine, Capacity and Mental Health: A gap analysis, Newcastle

Stigmatization, Identities and the Law: Asian and comparative perspectives, Singapore: call for papers

Law Commission Consultation Event: 'Building families through surrogacy: a new law', Birmingham

SLSA events and SLSA co-sponsored events

Socio-Legal Studies in Germany and the UK: Theory and methods, Berlin

Socio-Legal Methodology Master Class, Oxford: registration now open

The Perennial Problem of Disclosure – A way forward?, Bristol

Legal Design: Concepts, methods, norms and examples, London


2019


July

Criminal Liability for AI Technology and Cybercrime: China and the common law

Dates: 12–13 July 2019

Venue: De Montfort Law School, Leicester

Convenor: Dennis J Baker

Please see website for full details.

Judging the Troops: TLI seminar

Date: 25 July 2019

Venue: Transnational Law Institute, King's College London

Speaker: Professor Surabhi Chopra, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong

This event is free but please register. See website for full details.

Socio-Legal Methodology Master Class

Dates: 29–30 July 2019

Venue: St Catherine's College, Oxford

See webpage for details. The SLSA is a co-sponsor of this event. Registration is now open.

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 August

European Sociological Association Conference: Europe and Beyond – boundaries, barriers and belonging

Dates: 20–23 August 2019

Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University

The ISA Research Committee on the Sociology of Law Session: Democratic Deficit and Judicial Power in Europe Session – organised by Jacek Kurczewski and Mavis Maclean – invites contributions. Please see attachment and website for details. 

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September

UACES 49th Annual Conference

Dates: 1–4 September 2019

Venue: Lisbon, Portugal

UACES is the academic association for contemporary European studies. See website for details.  

The Legal Research Agenda for Medicine, Capacity and Mental Health: A gap analysis

Date: 2 September 2019

Venue: Northumbria University, Newcastle

See poster and full details and registration.

Law Commission Consultation Event: 'Building families through surrogacy: a new law'

Date: 3 September 2019

Venue: University of Birmingham

Please see website for details of this free events - supported by the University of Birmingham.

Television drama, law and national identity

Date: 6 September 2019

Venue: University of Westminster, London

Please see attachment and website for details.

Postgraduate Bioethics Conference

Dates: 9–10 September 2019

Venue: Swansea University

Please see website for full details.

Early Career Learning and Teaching Symposium

Dates: 10–11 September 2019

Venue: Cloth Hall Court, Leeds

Please see website for details of this joint ALT and University of Leeds event.

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European Society of International Law: 2019 annual conference

Date: 12 September 2019

Venue: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

This call is for the ESIL Interest Group on International Environmental Law. Please see website for details. 

Decolonisation and the Law School

Date: 13 September 2019

Venue: The Law School, University of Bristol

Please see website for details. 

Brazil-Japan Litigation and Society Seminar 2: call for contributions

Dates: 16–17 September 2019

Venue: University of Sao Paolo, Brazil

Contributions are invited for research roundtable presentations in simultaneous panels. Please see website for details.

Divorce Reform Act 1969: Reflecting on fifty years

Dates: 16–17 September 2019

Venue: Birkbeck College, University of London

Please see attachment for full details of this free event. PhD students are particularly welcome.

Law in Context: Early career workshop – call for papers

Dates: 17–18 September 2019

Venue: Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, London

Please see flyer and website for details. Call closes: 10 July 2019.

Socio-Legal Studies in Germany and the UK: Theory and methods

Dates: 23–24 September 2019

Venue: Humboldt University Berlin

Please see webpage for details. This is an SLSA co-sponsored event. 

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October

Second Interdisciplinary Symposium on Organized Crime

Date: 9 October 2019

Venue: Bristol Law School, University of the West of England

Chairs: Dr Mary Alice Young (Law, UWE) and Dr Michael Woodiwiss (History, UWE)

Please see webpage and attachment for details including draft programme. Registration is open and free.

The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform

Date: 11 October 2019

Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

See website for further details. 

JUSTICE Human Rights Conference 2019

Date: 16 October 2019

Venue: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Tudor Street, London

Keynote speaker: Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Green, Chair of the Law Commission

Please see website for details.

A Workshop on Vulnerability and the Organisation of Labour: call for papers

Dates: 25–26 October 2019

Venue: Newton Building, Nottingham Trent University

Please see website for details of cfp and registration. Call closes: 17 July 2019.

Gender and Justice: Theory and practice across contexts: call for proposals

Dates: 28–31 October 2019

Venue: Center for Security and Justice Research, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

See poster for details. Closing date: 22 July 2019.

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November

The IEL Collective Inaugural Conference

Date: 6–7 November 2019

Venue: University of Warwick

Save the date. See website for further details.

Digital Rights in Brexit: Changes and challenges (Annual Conference of the Information Law and Policy Centre at IALS)

Date: 22 November 2019

Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

 See website for further details.

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December

LSAANZ Conference: Survive, thrive, die: call for abstracts

Dates: 5–7 December 2019

Venue: South Cross University, Gold Coast Campus, Australia

Please see website for details. Call closes: 31 July 2019.


2020


March

Crime Justice and Social Harms: call for papers

Dates: 31 March–1 April 2020

Venue: Keble College, Oxford

Organised by the Howard League for Penal Reform. Please see attachment and website for details. Call closes: 2 December 2019.


April

Modern Studies in Property Law 2020: call for papers

Dates: 15–17 April 2020

Venue: Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Please see website for further details. Closing date: 30 August 2019.

Interdisciplinarity as Resistance

Dates: 23–25 April 2020

Venue: Konstepidemin Arts Centre, Gothenburg, Sweden

Please see website for details. This event is supported by the SLSA Seminar Competition.

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June

Legal Design: Concepts, methods, norms and examples

Date: 11–12 June 2020

Venue: City, University of London

Please see webpage for details. This is an SLSA Seminar Competition event.

Stigmatization, Identities and the Law: Asian and comparative perspectives: call for papers

Dates: 23–24 June 2020

Venue: Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

Please see attachment for details. Closing date: 31 August 2019.

Feminism, Law and Citizenship: call for papers

Dates: 24–26 June 2020

Venue: University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris

Please see flyer for details. Call closes: 30 September 2019.

Genocide and Law: Communicating through visual arts and language

Dates: 26–28 June 2020

Venue: Poznan, Poland

This is the 21st International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law and the 15th Conference on Legal Translation and Interpreting and Comparative Legilinguistics. Please see flyer for details. 

 

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